Stress circuitry key to drug relapse
Jul. 22, 2011—Brain systems involved in the body’s stress response may drive drug relapse.
Cocaine’s effects on the teenage brain
Jun. 24, 2011—Cocaine exposure during the teen years causes long-lasting brain and behavioral changes in rats.
From Yugoslavia to endowed chair: six pillars of academic success
May. 18, 2011—I arrived in the states 21 years ago as a student, from what was to become the war-torn country of Yugoslavia. Twenty-one years later I am holding a title of James G. Blakemore Chair and vice chair for basic science research at the Department of Psychiatry at one of the most prestigious universities in the...
Better tools needed to target autism treatments for children
Apr. 4, 2011—Although an evaluation of existing treatments for children with autism spectrum disorders found positive results in some studies, better information is needed to target the right treatments to specific children.